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Charles Brownstein on the CBLDF’s Summer Membership Incentives (PR)
posted May 19, 2009

With the summer convention season around the corner, now is the time to become a member of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund! Join today, and you'll receive special premiums, access to all of our exclusive member events, and a members-only discount on regular convention grading submissions from the CGC!

There's never been a better time to become a CBLDF member ( Right now, the Fund is offering a wide variety of incentives to thank you for supporting our important First Amendment legal work. All new and renewing members will receive the CBLDF's 2009 Membership Card, featuring Kick-Ass by Mark Millar & John Romita, Jr., as well as members-only downloadable wallpaper. All members will also receive a 10% discount from the CGC on regular submissions made at any convention they're set up at in 2009, starting with Wizard World Philly! Visit the CGC's website for their full convention schedule (

Every member signing up at higher levels will receive additional incentives, including signed comics & books, original art, or rare merchandise. Starting May 19, anyone who joins at a level of $50 or more will receive a copy of Overlook #1, signed by author Joshua Williamson. Members signing up at higher levels can also receive signed comics & graphic novels, including Buffy Season 8, Volume One Limited HC, signed by Georges Jeanty; RASL oversized preview edition, signed by Jeff Smith; Liberty Comics #1, signed by Walter Simonson; even original comic art from the CBLDF's archive! Visit the CBLDF's member page for full details!

By joining the Fund, you won't just be getting cool stuff, you'll also be making a difference. Grassroots support is essential to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, which relies entirely on the support of our members to perform the important work of defending comics' First Amendment rights. Currently, the CBLDF is serving as special consultant to the defense in the case of U.S. v. Christopher Handley, where comics are under attack in Federal Court. Now more than ever, free speech is a right that must be protected, and your membership dollars will help us do that work.

Members are the backbone of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. Help keep the Fund strong. Join today!